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completion over symbols

    Date: 29 Jul 87 00:09:48 edt
    From: Mark Shirley <mhs@ht.ai.mit.edu>

    Juergen: Hmm, it would be nice, to have it [a spell checking minor mode] barf
	     on unknown function names, misspelled global vars and such things,
	     offering completion over the known environment (this would be a major
	     job, I think).

    Some folks at Schlumberger Palo Alto Research wrote a great package which
    provides completion over symbols in selected packages in the editor and in
    lisp listeners.  We use it here at MIT, and I've found it to be a big help
    with long symbol names.  It also lists potential completions.  After I hacked
    it to give the same information :Find Symbol does, I found it to be a speedier
    substitute for that command when I could remember the first characters of a

    Or at least I used to.  I switched to rel 7 recently and haven't yet updated
    this package.  Has anyone at SPAR done this yet?  (I know at least KANEF reads
    this list.)  If so, would you be willing to give it out?

    - Mark Shirley

By default in Release 7, <complete> in the editor and Lisp Listeners
completes over the names of definitions that have been read by the
editor.  This isn't quite what you are asking for, but it's pretty